In October 2016, the data of customers and drivers from all over the world were stolen. In particular, users ‘names, emails and telephone numbers were hacked, as well as drivers’ license numbers.
Uber’s 57 million customers data have been pirated, but the multinational for private transport has kept it hidden for a year, preferring to pay a ransom, as much as $ 100,000, to hackers who pirated names , emails, phone numbers for 50 million customers and 7 million drivers.
The theft, Bloomberg reports, was carried out against customers worldwide in October 2016. In addition to sensitive customer data, license numbers of 600,000 Americans were also pirated.